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the trials and trouble haitians of president bill clinton. you're coming in and abc in the '90s, and bill clinton is president. yet the impeachment woes. did you have to deal with any of second term clinton problems? >> yeah, a good part of my first year at abc news was dealing with the clinton issues. the monica lewinsky story broke 10 months into my tenure in january of 1998. i was down in cuba. the pope was visiting cuba and we're all -- peter jennings, ted koppel, we have had well over 100 news people down there to cover the event. i got a call one night, cokie roberts and some of the other people from the desk in your thing we've got this investigation we've got going on that looks like it's going to break. there's this young intern who told her close friend that she had a relationship, inappropriate relationship with the president. i said that's ridiculous. that can't be right. we had no reasonably just telling the truth, that a friend is some truth so forget it. i went back into then and in about an hour they said we just confirmed janet reno, the attorney general, has officially e
bill clinton's democratic national convention speech in 2012 as the political speech of the year. anybody want to challenge me on that? >> i echo that. he galvanized that convention. he brought them to their feet. he galvanized the political party. they came out of there as a united party, and energize the party. >> and he has a huge approval rating. this was a man who was impeached. >> there is a second and third life in american politics, and bill clinton proves it. the two most popular political figures in the united states are bill clinton and hillary clinton. he made a better case for barack obama and joe biden and barack obama and joe biden had ever made. the other thing about bill clinton's speech is he had the ultimate line in it -- "this economy was so bad even i could not have fixed it." >> i think you pointed out in the opening of the show what was the worst political moment, which was the clink east would wasting 12 minutes of prime time when just before, you have had these truly heart rending stories -- heartwarming stories about the humanity of the republican challe
will recognize each member for six minutes following the presentation by the witnesses fought secretary clinton was scheduled to be here today but we have had to reschedule if her parents do to the unfortunate injury for which we wish her a speedy and healthy recovery. she has a confirmed once again she has every intention of testifying before our committee by mid january as soon as she gets the go ahead from her doctor, so we will welcome the secretary to the committee in mid january. before i begin my opening statement, i would like to raise the case of a u.s. citizen john hammer, a proud marlene that served in iraq and afghanistan and was unjustly incarcerated in mexico. i am giving you gentlemen a bipartisan letter addressed to secretary clinton signed by close to 70 of my house colleagues asking for the administration immediate intervention with mexican authorities the accountability review board to the committee she noted in her accompanying letter that all of us have a responsibility to provide the men and women that served this country with the best possible security and support most of
chelsea clinton, seen visiting the hospital. >>> comeback story. our friend and colleague at espn, hannah storm, back posting the rose parade after a terrifying accident at home. the grill explosion that left her with first and second degree burns. tonight, the lesson for all of us as she shares her story, right here. >>> and the reunion. the moment at the parade no one saw coming. not even the little boy, stunned by his new year's surprise. >>> good evening. diane is back here tomorrow night. and we begin tonight on this first evening of the new year, when so many americans make resolutions to change, but it appears not much has changed in washington. when that famous ball dropped at midnight, taxes went up for every american. this evening, after the vice president jumped in, a giant setback. so, let's get right to abc's chief white house correspondent jon karl tonight. it would seem like they're playing with fire now. taxes, at least, for this evening, have gone up and the stock market already seeing jitters leading up to the cliff. >> reporter: they are certainly worried about the mark
? hillary clinton is being treated at this hospital in new york. she has a blood clot. there's concern over the health of the venezuelan president who has suffered complications after cancer surgery in cuba. walk into bbc world news. coming up, and look back at the british troops as they prepared handover to afghan forces. new zealand becomes the first major city to welcome 2013. time is running out for politicians in the united states to strike a deal to prevent the economy from going over the so- called fiscal cliff. that is when a package of automatic spending cuts and tax rises comes into fact which could set the country back into recession. that less than 20 hours into the generate the first deadline. >> as night descended on washington, no deal precentors went home with a low over 24 hours to go before the huge austerity package known as the fiscal cliff, something almost nobody wants is due to descend on the american economy. >> we will come in at 11:00 tomorrow morning and that further announcements. >> if there's no doubt, the price of failure could be high. the average american, m
're going to turn now to secretary of state hillary clinton. doctors keeping a careful eye on mrs. clinton. we reported last night on their discovery, the blood clot right next to her brain. tonight, we know former president bill clinton and their daughter chelsea have been by her side and the first message from chelsea on twitter. here's abc's sharyn alfonsi now. >> reporter: chelsea clinton leaving the hospital, where her mother will spend a third night. later, optimistically tweeting, "thank you all for sending good thoughts my mom's way. grateful to all her doctors and that she'll make a full recovery!" but it's clearly a serious setback for the secretary. it's been three weeks since she was last seen in public, overseas where she picked up a bad stomach virus. days later, at her home, she fainted and got a concussion, grounding the normally globe-trotting secretary. clinton has traveled to 112 countries, logged nearly a million miles and spent the equivalent of an entire year of her life on a plane. recently telling barbara walters she was eager to step down as secretary of state. >>
and valet car parker at the state department. >> we both have respect for secretary clinton. you are roman catholic as am i. we are now calling this the immaculate condition cushion. secretary of state hillary clinton still m.i.a. after taking a fall two weeks ago. now there is all kinds of speculation about her health, about whether she will ever testify about libya and what will happen to a possible presidential run in 2016. the factor investigates. >> america can be a lawful society and a welcoming society at the same time. >> former president george w. bush is back arguing for a new way forward for republicans. is the g.o.p. finally ready tomorrow brace their former leader? caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone, and the factor begins right now. >> laura: hi everyone i i'm laura ingraham in for bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. back-to-work. that's the subject of this evening's talking points memo. yesterday the obama administration announced that the president would cut short his hawaiian holiday to make one more attempt to work out a deal to overt the so-called
scott fossil's biography is to encounter the life of a modern saint. and as bill clinton remarked in his eulogy at the funeral, sargent shriver really was that good. he was born in 1915. his parents were catholic social justice advocates, and his godfather was cardinal james gibbons of baltimore. he was educated at yale university and yale law school and immediately entered the navy where he received the purple heart for his service in the pacific theater. the awful immediacy of his war experiences made him a man who was dedicated to making every feasible effort to achieve peace. after he was discharged at the end of war, he worked as "newsweek" magazine, and in that job came into contact with joseph kennedy sr. who asked him to manage the merchandise mart in chicago. during those chicago years, he married the boss' daughter, eunice, in 1953 and chaired the chicago school board and the catholic interracial council as a supporter of desegregation of the city's schools. shriver's prominence in the commercial and social life of the state soon led to interest on the part of the political lea
to marry michelle obama. [applause] >> i am nominating former president bill clinton's democratic nional convenon speechn 2012 as the political speech of the year. anybody want to challenge me? >> i would echo that. he galvanized that convention, brought them to their feet, galvanized the political party. and they came out of there as a united party. >> he has a huge approval rating. >> second act if not third act in american life. bill clinton proves it. mad a better case for barack obama and joe biden and barack obama and joe biden had ever made. the other thing about bill clinton's speech is he had the ultimate line in it -- "this economy was so bad even i could not have fixed it." >> you pointed out in the opening of the show what was the worst political moment, which was the clint eastwood wasting 12 minutes of prime time when just before, you have had these truly heart rending stories -- artwarmi stoes aut te humaty of the republican challenger, and also a bio which was not shown. that was terrible. >> the reason why clinton's speech worked was because people know it was bill clint
clinton spent the first day of the new year still in a new york city hospital. former president clinton and their daughter, chelsea, have been at her bedside. here's abc's sharyn alfonsi. >> reporter: chelsea clinton leaving the hospital where her mother will spend a third night. later, optimistically tweeting, thank you all for sending good thoughts my mom's way. grateful to all her doctors and that she'll make a full recovery. but it's clearly a serious setback for the secretary. it's been three weeks since she was last seen in public, overseas where she picked up a bad stomach virus. days later, she fainted and got a concussion, grounding the normally globe trotting secretary. clinton has traveled to 112 countries, logged nearly a million miles and spent the equivalent of an entire year of her life on a plane. recently telling barbara walters she was eager to step down as secretary of state. >> why are you leaving? >> i've been, as you know, at the highest levels of american and now international activities for 20 years. i just thought it was time to take a step off. i wanted to take
of the egyptian pound. the u.s. secretary of state, hillary clinton, is being treated for a blood clot in a vain between her brain and skull. doctors caring for say she should make a full recovery. earlier this month, the veteran politician suffered a concussion after fainting and falling down. >> hillary clinton in belfast earlier this month, the end of a typically frenetic a foreign trip, for countries in five days. is thought to contracted a stomach virus. at home, she fell and suffered a concussion. she's now being treated at this new york hospital and has been told to avoid this sort of punishing travelled has taken her to more foreign capitals than any of her predecessors. 112 on countries and more than a million miles. hillary clinton is popular home. she's one of the most trusted members of president obama's cabinet. she missed at least one important domestic in nature and since falling ill -- a congressional hearing to answer questions about the attacked in an gussie. -- attack in benghazi. it is not clear whether she has plans to return next month. it's hardly the conclusion -- this hi
blood clot. what could that mean for hillary clinton and her political future? i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." right now we're following breaking news. all eyes are in the house of representatives where lawmakers are weighing the future of a bill that's now effectively a fiscal cliff fix. no vote has been scheduled on the bill that the senate passed in the middle of the night after steep tax cuts and spending cuts kicked in. speaker john boehner has been trying to overcome some seriously stiff republican opposition. our senior congressional correspondent dana bash is beginninging our coverage this hour. dana, what's the very latest as far as republicans in the house, the majority are concerned? >> reporter: the very latest, wolf, is that down this hallway is the house speaker's office. in that house right now are minutes of the house republican leadership having a discussion, what are they going to do? are they going to have a vote tonight and more importantly, are they going to try to put this senate-passed bill on the house floor with an amendment. it was very cle
to increase any tax rates. how can it be that we have the rates the president is proposing back in the clinton years and the had the longest period of uninterrupted growth in the nation's history, 23 million jobs created, would balance the budget and were paying down the debt. if those tax rates are so needed to job creation, how is it that we have those very rates that the country was doing the best it has ever done? how can it be? the ideological rigidity is not fact-based. it is not fact-based. one of the things they are saying now is that if you go to a top rate of 39.6, that will have enormous consequences on economic growth. cbo has studied that issue. they have told us it would change economic growth by 1/10 of 1%. extending the tax cut would add -- extending all the middle class tax cuts would add 1.3% to economic growth. the overwhelming driver here is extending tax relief for the middle class. at least those making below $250,000. i go to another issue. there are income tax rates currently at 35% tax rate. what about people who are paying a rate of 15%? -- how about the unearned whe
clinton and the blood clot that has her hospitalized. the clot is located in a vein in the space between her brain and skull near her right ear. it did not cause a stroke or neurological damage. doctors say clinton should make a full recovery and she is making excellent progress. the blood clot is related to the concussion clinton suffered earlier this month. it was discovered during a follow-up exam sunday. >>> from amazing fireworks displays to ancient traditions to our favorite polar plunges. folks around the world marked the beginning of 2013 in their own unique way. kirk gregory takes us on a tour of all those crazy celebrations. >> reporter: the first major city to celebrate 2013 was auckland, new zealand. fireworks and boat horns rang in the new year. in australia, a seven-ton fireworks display dazzled hundreds of thousands in sydney. with an estimated 1 billion people watching on tv worldwide. a large crowd counted down to the new year in shanghai, china. while in tokyo, japan, buddhist monks rang bells to cleanse sins. nato soldiers serving in afghanistan took time to let loose
's not a wild ride. >>> now, we turn to hillary clinton's health scare. the secretary of state has been in a hospital here in new york since sunday, when doctors discovered a blood clot near her brain. we're going to talk to dr. richard besser in a moment. but sharyn alfonsi is here with the latest on secretary clinton's condition. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this morning, clinton is being monitored closely and being given blood thinners to break up that clot. her family rallying at her bedside, as the normally globetrotting secretary is grounded, forced to spend a fourth day in the hospital. the former president and chelsea clinton leaving the hospital where the secretary is being treated this morning. the secret service stationed outside. chelsea tweeting, thank you all for sending good thoughts to my mom's way. grateful to all her doctors. and that she'll make a full recovery. >> reporter: it's been three weeks since the secretary of state was last seen in public. during an overseas tour where she picked up a bad stomach virus. days later, she fainted and got a nasty con
. by not why secretary of state hillary clinton will be spending the new year in hospital. the latest on the race to avoid the fiscal cliff. lawmakers hope to make progress today as the clock winds down. good morning washington begins right now. live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> good morning, washington. it is monday, december 31, new year's eve. cynne simpson has the day off. let's get to jacqui jeras. cold temperatures to finish off 2012. >> it is. it still feels warm and fuzzy after the redskins victory. you're supporting that nice victory tied there, scott. our weather had line for today a pretty decent day overall. the crowds will be on the increase slowly throughout the day. temperatures, we will be at or just above the seasonal averages mid 40's. we have changes on the way, with a light rain and snow max expected for your new year's day. nothing should impact your troubles. our temperatures this morning in the '20s and a few 30's. we have 30 at reagan national. 24 at dulles. 21 i
, she fainted and got a concussion, grounding the normally globe trotting secretary. clinton has traveled to 112 countries, logged nearly a million miles and spent the equivalent of an entire year of her life on a plane. recently telling barbara walters she was eager to step down as secretary of state. >> why are you leaving? >> i've been, as you know, at the highest levels of american and now international activities for 20 years. i just thought it was time to take a step off. i wanted to take some time and just really collect myself. >> are you exhausted? >> i am. >> reporter: clinton told "the new york times" she was looking forward to sleeping, exercise and relaxing, watching hg-tv. still, those who have watched her for decades, from first lady to candidate to the most traveled secretary of state ever, wonder if that's in her dna. >> is a quiet retirement really in the future of hillary clinton? >> it seems out of character, certainly. she deserves a year off to reassess, to get healthy, and to think seriously about a possibility of a run. >> reporter: the secretary is report
hillary clinton, what doctors are saying about her recovery. >>> the death of a photographer and the >>> president hugh gan chavez' condition is tell kate three weeks after undergoing surgery for cancer. cuban television was told that despite setbacks, chavez has the same strength as, quote, always. he's recovering in havana and has suffered several complications including a respiratory infection and it's unclear when he'll return to venezuela. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is expected to make a full recovery. this is her fourth day in the hospital as doctors use blood thinners to treat a blood clot in her head. nbc's anne thompson has more on clinton's condition. >> reporter: in her four years as secretary of state, hillary clinton never seemed to stop until now. she's been out of the public eye since this appearance in belfast, ireland, december 7th. >> it's a great pleasure to be here again. >> reporter: suffering a stomach virus, a concussion and then this past sunday, an mri revealed the blood clot. >> patients with a mild concussion, that risk is extremely low.
. >> secretary of state hillary clinton in the hospital right now doctors discovered a blood clot. you can forget about days we are down to hours for law americas to reach a deal. >> doug luzader live from washington with the latest. doug? >> a deadline is hours away come midnight. it's not just the tax hikes that are scheduled to hit it's big cuts in government spending as well. 2013 could be off to a difficult start if there is no resolution. listen to this bleak assessment from capitol hill. >> the future of the country rests in the hands of 70 and 80-year-olds who have jet lag it's probably not the best thing. >> could joe biden be the fix? he appears to be taking over for democrats after a counteroffer to prevent a big tax hike is met by silence. harry reid says democrats couldn't respond. >> there is still significant difference between the two sides but negotiations continue. there's still time left to reach an agreement and we intend to continue negotiations. >> i am willing to get this done but i need a dance partner. >> so the senate will try to work on this again later today and we are
department, she worked extremely closely with secretary of state hillary clinton traveling the world and providing strategic analysis and advice on the days' most complex and urgent international issues. she was the first ever woman policy planning director. it was, she said, the job she had always wanted. >> no one is happier than i am that this day is here. >> but then slaughter just gave it up, quit, turned in her resignation letter to secretary clinton and left washington. she resumed her princeton professorship and life in new jersey with her husband and two teenage sons. in the wake of her departure, slaughter wrote a cover story for "the atlantic" magazine, why women still can't have it all. within days the piece became the most read in "the atlantic's" 150-year history. over 1 million views in the first week alone. tonight anne-marie slaughter takes us behind that personal decision that became a raging public debate. explain the intensity of that kind of job because it's really much more than what many people think. this is a more intense job than a very senior job in the pri
hillary clinton's health as they spends another night in a new york city hospital. you are watching fox 5 morning news. [ mom ] dear chex cereal, i just had to write. you can't imagine how long i've been searching for something like this for my family. i'm amazed you make so many great flavors that are gluten free. my guys are crazy for chocolate chex and honey nut chex. for me, it's cinnamon. it means a lot to be able to give them something that's good for them, that also puts smiles on their faces. 'cause i really love those smiles. we're the harris family. and we love chex. [ male announcer ] love chex? connect with us on facebook. >>> doctors treating secretary of state hillary clinton confirmed the broad clot that landed her in the hospital is in her head. >> they say she did not suffer a stroke or any neurological damage. doctors discovered the clot in a vein between her brain and skull behind here right here while performing a check-up. it isly the result of a concussion clinton sured from a fall earlier this month. clinton will stay on blood thinners to dissolve the clot. doctors
in the hospital for hillary clinton. we'll have an update on the secretary of state's condition. >>> and then a parade of love. one family's new year's surprise at the tournament of roses parade that is now our favorite story of the day. >>> and later, the new year beginning with a bang for hugh hefner, no pun intended. >> did you write that? >> the 86-year-old just married his 26-year-old girlfriend. do the math, everybody, that's 60 years. >> oh, brother. >> the secrets of the ceremony coming up in "the skinny." i just can't -- ewww. >> what are you going to say about that? >> i don't know. it's love, right? >> that's what they claim. >>> all right. let's talk about the fiscal cliff. but first, taking the country right to the brink over the fiscal cliff. congress has passed a deal to prevent steep tax hikes for most americans. >> a late-night vote in the house means that part of the fiscal crisis has been averted. but there's new trouble down the road. abc's karen travers watching it all in washington. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning, paula. good morning, john.
clinton. >> she's undergoing treatment for a blood clot in the head between the brain and the skull. >> she didn't have a stroke. she didn't have a seizure. the prognosis is excellent. >>> estimated 1 million people in times square. >> revelers welcomed in the new year with celebrations around the world, 1,000 people in hong kong, spectacular fireworks display over the skies of london. >> i'm saying let's get it on. >> it's so many people making out. >> it's you and me yea! >> all that matters. >> last night was the first new year's eve without the iconic countdown from dick clark. >> most people come and go dick clark was here for generations. >> someone on twitter said there was going to be a drinking game every time i giggle nervously. >> break it down because we're on the couch. >> we'll be right back. see you later bye-bye. we'll be right back. captioning funded by cbs >>> happy new year and welcome to "cbs this morning." >> starting a new year. >> looking forward to 2013. >> yes, i am, too. >> you guys have any new year's resolutions? >> to be better and better a
national convention, former president bill clinton brought the house down. this was one of the greatest speeches ever, i think. let's listen to big bill at his best. >> are we better off than we were when he took office? listen to this. when president barack obama took office, the economy was in free fall, it had just shrunk to 9% gdp. we were losing 750,000 jobs are month. are we doing better than that today? the answer is yes. >> the whole dynamism. >> earlier this year, i wrote oh, who needs conventions. what are they for, anyway? they're for moments like that. i was on the floor for that moment. and it was one of the most memorable things i've seen live in a hall or anywhere. that was bill clinton at the summation of his career. that was everything he had learned about showmanship, about telling a story. and about how to make a case for the president. he made it so sitly, so clearly, so logically. you wonder why barack obama couldn't do it. and that's probably because the kind of case he had to make, somebody other than the president had to make. if the president himself says, you k
the number of investigations especially of the clinton administration. what do you see as your legacy of that tenure? >> i think bill clinton, president clinton and secretary as secretary -- hilary as secretary of state do not like me very much. i was chair of the government oversight committee during the time we were investigating whitewater and we were investigating campaign contributions that came from sources outside the united states and from various people. there was an awful lot to that. we had people testifying like ohnny chonung, they had contributed money to gain favor with the white house. and they came into the kitchen at hong kong and said we wonder -- we like your president and we want to contribute to his campaign. the man who said that was the equivalent of the cia. these were people who were under oath and swore to this and we also had over 100 people take the fifth amendment or flee the country. there was a lot there. that is not to say that president clinton did not do some good things. he worked with newt gingrich and we got out from under some difficult financial
in on the impact these cuts will v that is live in our next hour. gregg: secretary of state hillary clinton now hospitalized after the discovery of a blood clot following a concussion earlier this month. that concussion apparently related and causing secretary clinton to postpone her testimony on the benghazi terror attack. doctors say the blood clot is very risky. >> blood clots are serious depending where they are. the leg is more common and simpler to treat. lungs are more life threaten, into the brain of course, very, very serious if it is in the brain because of stroke and potential memory and injury to the entire brain. gregg: david lee miller is live in new york city with the very latest. and, david, what do we know about the location of that blood clot? >> reporter: gregg, the authorities have not released that information. they have only disclosed she is being treated for a clot. she fainted earlier this month and hit her head causing a discussion. the clot was discovered in a follow-up exam. the state department issued a statement. it said in part, and i quote, secretary clinton's doc
to pass it without delay. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is spending this new year's day in a new york hospital where she is being treated for a blood clot near her brain. doctors are using blood thinners to try to break up the clot which was found more than two weeks after clinton fainted and suffered a concussion. while the clot could have been serious, even fatal, doctors say she's expected to make a full recovery. >>> in california, a big new year's eve fireworks show in sacramento was called off at the last minute because of a deadly shooting. two people were killed and three others injured in a gunfight outside a restaurant and police decided to call off the nearby celebration that was expected to draw 40,000 people. >>> but here in new york city, the big apple, things were peaceful as more than a million people packed times square for the biggest new year's eve celebration of all. with party hats, 2013 glasses and a blizzard of confetti, the crowd counted down the end of 2012 as the famous crystal ball dropped at midnight but after waiting for hours the partyers seemed to b
agencies for not focusing enough on security. the doctors of hillary clinton are confident that she will make a full recovery from a blood clot that was found in the brain during a checkup. she is being treated at new york presbyterian hospital. clinton will be released when doctors determine the best dose of medication. venezuela has canceled new year's celebrations in the capital because of the poor health of the president. hugo chavez has developed complications after being treated for cancer. we have more from caracas. >> a new year's eve mass. people are still trying to recover from the shock of the latest news. half -- one woman said she has heard that hugo chavez is not doing well again and that praying is all they can do so that he comes back in good health. >> he changed my life. he helped my family. we have to continue praying for him. >> on sunday, the vice president addressed the nation from havana and said that the president is suffering from complications stemming from a respiratory infection. >> 19 days after undergoing surgery, the president's state of health continu
today on secretary of sate hillary clinton and the blood clot that has her hospitalized. the clot is located in a vein in a space between the brain and the skull, near her right ear. it did not cause a stroke or neurological damage. doctors say she's making excellent progress. the blood clot is related to a concussion clinton suffered earlier this month. it was discovered during a follow-up exam on sunday. >>> from amazing fireworks displays to ancient traditions in polar plunges folks around the world marked 2013 in their own unique way. nbc's kirk gregory take ace look. >> reporter: the first major city to sell brit 2013 was auckland, new zealand. in australia, a seven-ton fire work's display dazzled hundreds of thousands in sydney. with an estimated 1 billion watching on tv worldwide. thousands counted down the new year in shanghai, china. while in tokyo, japan, buddhist mornings rang bells. nato soldiers searching in afghanistan, took time to let loose and dance their way into 2013. nato has more than 1,000 soldiers in afghanistan, including 66,000 u.s. forces. in central flor
. a health crisis lands secretary of state hillary clinton in the hospital, what doctors are telling us about her condition. plus, iran test firing a new range of weapons right near the strait of hormuz where a chunk of oil passes each day. the impact on the middle east and on our world, it's all "happening now." >> reporter: there is a note of optimism in the race to avoid the fiscal cliff. hello, everybody, i'm uma pemmaraju in for jenna lee today. jon: good to have you here. optimism is always a good thing in washington. that is in short supply. ringing in 2013 at midnight tonight could mean ringing in more than half a trillion dollars in tax hikes and a hundred billion dollars worth of spending cuts from defense and other key domestic programs, that is if no deal is reached in time to avert it. both the house and senate with rare new year's eve sessions today as they try to hammer out some sort of an agreement. >> we do have to work together, because without bi-partisanship nothing is going anywhere. what we can do is avoid a fiscal calamity by not having the sequestration take place on j
that legislation this month. >> 6:05 now. secretary of state hillary clinton is on blood thinners to treat a blood clot. she fainted and had a concussion. doctors were giving her a checkup this past sunday. that's when an mri revealed she had a blood clot between her brain and skull. doctors say it did not cause a stroke or neurological damage. clinton is expected to make a full recovery. for now, she's under doctor's care at new york presbyterian hospital. >>> in the day ahead, same sex couples in montgomery county, maryland will hold public ceremonies. the ceremonies had been private because the courts were closed for the holiday. when the courts reopen this morning, the circuit court clerk says four ceremonies are already scheduled. maryland is the ninth state to legalize same-sex marriage along with d.c. >> a new session begins for the d.c. council today. along with it a new term for six members. they will be sworn this morning. the independent david grasso is the only new face. he beat out michael brown in november. vincent orange, jack evans, muriel browser and marion barry will be part of t
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fight in washington down the road? >>> recovering, hillary clinton spending a fourth day at a new york hostal where she's being treated for a blood clot in her head. we're there live with the latest on her condition. >>> and eat this and this and this. the controversial new diet that lets you eat anything you want for eight hours a day. we'll talk to the familiar face behind the plan "today," wednesday, january 2nd, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> and i'm erica hill in today for savannah. happy new year. >> happy new year to you. this is our first day -- tech nknick ally, we were here yesterday, but this is our first day back together. >> everybody was here yesterday. >> technically. happy new year to you. >> a lot going on. in the briefing room after that vote in the house, passing the fiscal cliff legislation. >> in the end, the president got most of what he wanted including higher taxes for families maki
start to the new year for hillary clinton. >> she's undergoing treatment for a blood clot in the head between the brain and the skull. >> she didn't have a stroke. she didn't have a seizure. the prognosis is excellent. >>> an estimated 1 million people in times square. >> revelers welcomed in the new year with celebrations around the world. around 100,000 people in hong kong. fireworks display over the skies of london. >> all that. >> i'm single, so let's get it on. >> there are so many people making out it's sloppy. >> who to you think would win in a fistfight. you or -- >> and all that matters. >> last night was the first new year's eve without the iconic countdown from dick clark. >> most people come and go. dick clark was here for generations. >> on "cbs this morning." >> somebody on twitter said there would be a drinking game every time i giggled nervously. >> make it better. break it down. we're on the couch. >> we'll be right back. see you later. bye-bye. see you later. bye-bye. we'll be right back. captioning funded by cbs >>> happy new year and welcome to "cbs this morning."
hillary clinton continues to recover in a hospital in new york where she is being treated for a blood clot that was found in her head. her doctors say blood thinners are being used to dissolve the clot. doctors confirm that clinton did not suffer a stroke or neurological damage from the clot which was discovered as clinton was being treated for concussion. doctors say they are confident that she will make a full recovery. >>> now to the rose bowl. this is stanford's first appearance since 2000 when they also played the badger. fred inglis is at the game and spoke to some very excited stamford fans. >> reporter: the team arrived at 11:53. they expect nearly 90,000 fans today. the problem is, both stamford and wisconsin fans are wearing very similar colors. wait a minute, you can't be both here. >> we are. >> we're married. >> compromise. >> don't look now, but there's some wisconsin fans behind me. >> i know, i've already seen them. >> what are we going to do about that? >> you know what, wisconsin fans are great. we've played them 12 years ago. great fans. >> reporter: they beat you 12 yea
's edition of "msnbc live," secretary of state hillary clinton ringing in 2013 from a new york hospital. we'll have the latest on her condition as doctors treat a blood clot in her head. >>> and new laws for the new year. more than 400 and counting. find out what's changing where you live. match for someone with big ideas. with a new project in mind, some how-to knowledge to give us an edge, and more savings down every aisle. it only takes a few twists and turns for those bright ideas to make the new year even brighter. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. start fresh and save with hdx 20 gallon totes, a special buy at just $5.88 a piece. i hate getting up in the morning. i love bread. i love cheese. did i say i love chocolate? i'm human! and the new weight watchers 360 program lets me be. the reason i'm still in this body feelin' so good isn't because i never go out and enjoy the extra large, extra cheese world we live in. it's because i do. and you can too. because when a weight loss program is built for human nature you can expect amazing. introducing the new weig
on january 1, were the clinton era tax rates and they voted to cut them. and grover can't argue against that because the law is the law. guest: i wish you weren't so rashal about things. that's not the way congress works. but maybe you're right . host: to denise on the democratic line. caller: i would like to make the point that we would all be driving electric cars which would get everybody a job the last 30 years if they didn't stop it because so many people are entrenched in oil and oil money. and if we would have more democraticically run businesses, which i do see in my home state happening more and more, i think that would solve a big big portion of the problem. thank you. host: what energy end of the year energy issues are we looking at here and which ones are likely to get punted down the road? guest: that's a good question. i'm not sure what energy issues -- i'm not aware of any -- host: tax issues? guest: tax issues for the fiscal cliff. but going down the road you definitely have some issues. there's the need for a new highway bill, they've had trouble tasking the highway leg
:07 is our time right now. what we're learning about hillary clinton's health as the secretary of state remains hospitalized. also ahead, why 2012 will go down as the safest year ever for airline passengers. >>> plus -- >> getting together with a few hundred thousand of your closest friends to ring in the new year. >> winter weather is moving into the d.c. area as we get 2013. it's going to take a while to write all the checks. the impact it will have on your plans for today and the next couple [ telephone rings ] good evening, this is flo. [laughs] yes, i'm that flo. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive. >>> happy new year. nearly a million revelers brought in 2013 in new york city. they jammed times square to see the crystal ball drop at midnight. people kissed, as you can see there. they cheered to celebrate the new year. after all the partying there, crews started cleaning up that mess. overnight, they should be finishing up in the next 50 minutes or so. >>> it's absolutely amazing. when we're watching the ball drop to see the mass, mass of cro
? >> back in the clinton years, we were able to actually balance the budget, we treated the longest period of uninterrupted growth. -- created the longest period of uninterrupted growth. and we were paying down the debt. in recent times, i've been part of a nonpartisan commission to resolve these debt issues. there we had 11 of the 18 members agree on a plan to the country back on track. i still believe that is probably the best blueprint for going forward. i was also part of the group of six that became the group of eight, evenly divided the dream republicans and democrats. -- that between republicans and democrats. >> lots to go back with. let me start with the 1990's. how much of that success was the bursting economy with the tech bubble that was happening that brought more money into the coffers? >> all of these things are connected. that is my belief. governmental policy, what happens in the private sector. because we were showing that we could get results, the government could make decisions, that gave additional confidence to the private sector. there was additional certainty, becau
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